Help Selecting a New Monitor

mitchelt

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Hello,

I need some advice in selecting a new monitor, 19" or maybe a sub $800 21".

It will be connected to a PIII-600E / Matrox G400-TV system.

I will be using the monitor primarily for graphic design. I am clueless as to what refresh rate I should be looking for, for a resolution of 1600 x 1200, or any other resolution. I know higher is better, but what is the minimum/best refresh rate?

I usually use the computer for 5-8 hour sessions.

Thanks in advance.

Mitch
 

3615buck

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I have a Iiyama Vision Master Pro 450 and I LOVE it...
I think the Vision Master Pro 451 is just out. Might be even better (although it is difficult).
 

obenton

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My wife uses a Sony F500R (21") for graphics, and I've never seen better. But, it's expensive. I'm using her hand-me-down 19" F400, and it's just as sharp. For 2-D graphics, the Matrox line of adapters is excellent.
 

noxipoo

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higher the refresh the better, anything below 70hz and i get a headache. 80-85 is good
 

Lore

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Another vote for the KDS-AV21TF - a 21" Sony Trinitron-based tube, high refresh rates, and execellent overall picture quality.
 

ColdTech

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I paid less than 300 for my 19" new & I couldnt be happier with it. it is a digiview & I Have run it at 240hz For 3 hours straight at 1600x1200 (Just to see if I caould make it glitch) & diddnt have a problem at all. That was doing the 3dmark2000 continous benchmark. The reason I originally got it was because it was the cheapest 19" I could find with a .25 pitch